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OL. XXVI. NO. 26.
Hc REFORMER. ' MUM ! Jl KM I'h. i.ouMIiik'h. Sim subjects, In IImu ,nn. iiill.Ai'l' A .I(ini:k. 7taf Willi.!! I tin- ilivi Ilii"" tli' -mi! mi V I 01' "' IT-. for i ' don1' !,:)!' nil.. nuit I.IICAI. NOTKPt AM )HNIf. i, ! m i -l;. ('hlriipnrtist u-ll hn t ,l. llnuso Tilc-nlny. 5th (inly, i;,.v V I' .liu-Uson nf Duimnerston mTi,l ;i I tin' pulpit of the CooKregutinu (ll h List SuiiUHy. !). wnnien if the UnvcrsiiliHt so pi, .-i .ini ti'l'inu a rummage sale in nl'lm k tl is week. , )';,, ili-it or tne (Mil renown dances i, I last evening in Odd Fel'ows I'ln-re wits it dirge attendance. Bessie V llritey of Putney sir.ti n bright bit of OOtitbtT . the lioston Journal's Junior uniliiy. i ..ili.'i'S of Dr Hubert C Aldrlch j ,11 block arc being renovated, aiirv to his beginning practice 11! -I til .Miveiunri . - the rmililTs' meeting held Wednes- m jiinsl it was voted lo lay a sewer ii Vim' ard a part of Cnestnnt; in l-'.stevville, and also to extend , k, r on Chap-In street so tliHt it Miiiei-t with J M Tyler's new house ,;,.-t street. ..'I hi-lirattlehnM High senool font 1 i. itn will play a game on the i ri-ow against, a team made hi- employes of Duiih'im Broth S vend of Diinhain's. eletks are r slurs and the contest will no i ... interesting. : l sale of reserved seats fur ; Vaudeville stars will open .t:iy night at the box olliee. The u has a good reputation and i prove a relief from the rural ilniiin with winch Mrattlennrn ttieatre ,.,. h;,ve been surfeiti'd of bite, il. ni iogs of t tie cases of 2(1 China. men urilcr orders of deportation by fni '".I States Commissioner John Young of X"ivport.. were hegnn in Waterman & ,i:irm's olliufi yesterday before Juttee H II Wheeler. jiufus F Brown of Hnr lini.Hi and 1' V McVIanus of Hutliimi are ueting as counsel for the celestials. The house of Mrs Charles Bean near the depot was raided at break of day Wednesday by Chief of Police Hall mir.iii with a search warrant, issued on cr-ir-tl jury complaint. Officer Hall h'jnful the house from call t to girret but it wis only a case of "bottles, bot tles everywhere and not a drop to drink-" Walter E Snow, who is employed as tcaui-ter for the S A Smith company, anil Mi-s Mabel G Brown of Mitrlhnro ere married Wednesday ufternoon at die Congregational parsonage by Rev 11 K Miles. Mr and Mrs Snow left on the J nVli'ek train for a brief wedding tmir ufter which they will ba at hom; at si Kn.it street. I.-iwyer FOE Stowe was in Guil fnr'i Saturday to act as counsel for the plair.titl in the suit of Henrv Stowe af Greer, lliver vs W 1! Bridges to recover the ii'i.i'iint of a grain bill. The de f.niiiaut denied the account and pleaded hi) nil'-et. Justice Ward, before whom the i i-e was tried, allowed the claim of the I'ia'mtifl. Tim Colonial Dimes are planning to p':iiir i il ag stud on the site of Fort Hummer where they recentlv deilicUed a h in t-, niie -marker. According to his. tnrv i he last Hag to be lowered on that -i-e ua- that of the British, who dis jii, ( their emblems in several places in Wiiilhani county previous to the but t'.e a! Westminster. Kialit mmibersof teSoeialTwelve vi-inal B atrleboro yesterday upon the invit i'iii'i nf Mrs W E l'elle in and were nai-r.lelightf ally entertained. The party was mat at the car by Mr and Mrs l'ellerin in a commodious conveyance, and flie hostess couldn't seem to do tj "iii;li for the pleasure) ol the Orange ladies, one of the finest of repasts being not the least of the enjoyable et cetcras of the dHy. Orange Enterprise. reparations are being made for a series of live dances, known as the Brat tlele r assemblies, to be held in the l'rniiks House during the winter months beginning with a Thanksgiving dance. J Orav Estey, Chas II Thompson, Er nest J Waterman, Howard C Rice and James F Hooker have been appointed as an organizing committee and a meet ing will be held in the Brooks House Monday evening to discuss the matter. U II Graves, proprietor of the Com mercial House at Bellows Falls, was arreted Wednesday on information filed hv State's Attorney Weston charging him with the gale of intoxicating li.pmr. He wsb taken to Xewfane Wednesday night and yesterday brought to Bruttleboro where he appeared be fore Judges Worden and Kellogg, who Used bnil at $500. A M Richards of Bellows Falls became surety. Mr Graves will appear at the continued session Qf county court. -Ihiniel Manning, known familiaaly as IHiimnv," was arrested Saturday evening on Brooh street, by Officer Hall wIki was obliged to call for the assist ar. e of otlicer Thaver before he could (oiduet his prisoner to the lock-up. THE REFORMER: BRATTLE BO RO, VT., FRIDAV . NOVEMBER I. 10 M .w K I! and tive Uni he ; lie, ,r n.i the I M l'l . lia.n t,,i ng was arraigned before Justice ion Monday morning, " "..ker conducting the prosecution, li ed s:,n and cons w ith an alterna sentence of 2iK) days of hard labor, ng the trial Manning disclosed that i n ured his liquir of Uuis I.afrenia ri,.. i.i..h unnn the Con- m nt river between the island and the Hampshire mainland. ere was a hearing at, the Brooks e Saturday before Judge H II ier i f the United States district . i,n petition of Berry Hall, cre.l- if Emerson Hinsdale, for toe i. of certain goods, which they . ,1 had been consigned to the bank- ho was a merchant at Barre. It laiined by the trustee of the riank-e-tate, that the goods were sold to Hi.krupt, and became bis propertv to the bankruptcy proeeedinis. M . nlon ard J H Swascy of Barre .red for the trustee, and F of Barre for the petitioning credi- .No decision was giveu. The reaular session of the probate t was held Saturdav. Judge t L, -man presiding. Addison C Taintor - . .pointed administrator of the es ' f Eliza G Chae of Whitingham administrator of the estate of trea i 1 .nl,nr and tfltf I e in his hards was assigned to the ' w. Edwin R Adams. moiiii"imi he estate of Brntu M Whitney or ie.ro, was granted license to sen state, with consent of heirs. . ier. administrator of the J '.'. Half of Dover, made fins! fettle- ' . and personal property and real - was oodered turned over to trie : fr her use and benefit during her .s per will. Adin F Miller, ad- - r .tor of the estate of Louisa E -. presented bi Anal account, li was allowed. In making a change in niv turnips. willfor a lew days ilisciiiiut froip oil The Congiegational Sunday sehnoi "' m. iiiiniiiii iipproprliitioti of f-) iinday for Usu of the Auieiican Board I I " "l" ! ICl.tS Oil tin , Silvi.r .....I ........ v.oous. I has A Tmi'P. adv If .",;, T)' a HKWioy has Hold for .lennings of W 1, Chester, N II, ho .10().iicretiiiib-r lat in DuiiinierHton known aa tie Wilier lot to lloldon & -' i in, Sister Mary John, who died in St loseph s convent in liutland Friday of quick consumption, was well known in Hrattle'oro here she spent her noviti ate. Shu went to Rutland abi ut two years ago. --Deneison Davix, whodied in Pot i ey Sundav. was urimrifather of Mrs UhuIks MeKan of this town. Mr and VI rs MeKae drove to Putney Sundav, not knoing of Mr Dnia' serious ill ness, and were 'with him nt th of his ilunth. --Ti e altar guild of St MiehnoPa hpiseopal c'.urch held its annrnil mooting Monday night, and elected the f dlowing olV.cers: President. Kr ft 1 Al.-itlnso a ; directress and appro-. t-ry. Miss Hello Quill: treasurer. Mis-4 Kutl Chillis. -The lOOtti anniversary of t-.hn liirth of ShiiiuoI () llowo who ' foundod the l erkins Inetitiition and Masieli nsetl s S-hnol for the Blind of which Miss liliy i.rillin of this town is a crailu- te, will lie held in Tremnnt tomnle. Boston, Monday Nnvomher II. Koail Co'iimissioner Perrv has rn- tortxil to 1 ho state highway ' c immis- siii'!r work to th" amount of 80000 which has boon ilnne in the high ways the past seas in and ivhioh is cl ies-.il bs per iiRiient work hv tho state conmissinn. This does not in clude oxpens s fur new walks, grad ing, widening, aravelling and other jobs, a detail of which will bo given in the next town repoit. A horse driven hv Riohitrd I.eliay of Miitingham became frightened by the electric cars on the common Tuesday afternoon, manifesting its fear by a kicking spasm which relieved the wagon of thedush board and caused Mr I.e Hay's companion to make a hasty exit from the vehicle. After depriving tbs wagon of all attachments within the reach of its hind feet, the horse quieted down and became manageable again. E S Stokes, who killed Jim Fiske, is dving. Wp of this generation look at the Molir.eux trial as the most sens ational our this coun'ry ever beheld, but in" fact the tight to save the life of Stokes was even more sensation al. Jim Fiske is well rememhered by the older residents of lirattlboro as a man who rose from the bottom nearly to the top of the financial ladder, lie was a true Napoleonof llnance. Spring field Union. Lawyer Clarke C Fitts went to Whitlngham Monday tn act as counsel for one Elijah Flora, who was arrested by Constable Grouseheek on a grand jumr's complaint charging him with as sault on the person of Esmond Sparks with the intention to kill and murder him. The cae was heard before Justice Mur doek.Ch.ns Chase appearing for the pros ecution. The sr-ate produced live wit nesses, who testified that C S Gondnow, Flora's employer and Flora himself wen walking hv Snarks' plate when Sparks mot them and became engaged in an al tercation with Flora concerning visits that Sparks had made to Flora's house after some goods. As the lieputant' be came warmed nn high words arose anil parks called Fiora a liar. Flora re sented this epithet and threatened to 'knock'' Sparks if hn used it again. Sparks rlid use it again and Flora used his list on the side of Sparks' head in return afterwards belaboring hiiu with the stock of a whip. The physician who attended Sparks testified that the wounds wore of n superficial character and that Flora could not have killed Sparks had he tried. Goodnnw testified that Soarks started the argument. Jus tice Murdock took a sober minded view of the matter and fined Flora 15 and costs for breach of the peace. The tine was paid. The opening meeting for the season of the Professional club comes next Monday evening with the paper bv C II Davenport, the topic being 'Pan-American Congress and the Great World yuestion of Which It is the Prelude." Dr H D Holton will lead the discussion. The papers for tne rest 01 iue arDerember, "The Divorce Qu-stion. and Some Functions of the Judiciary by Lawyer R C Bacon. Discussion led by Hev Dr F E Marble. Jaruarv "The Modern Phys cian in His Relations to the-Public, " by Dr H L Waterman. Discussion led by Hon J 1- MFebroary, "The Law Against Perpet uities ; It. Origin and Eflect," by Lawyer C C Fitts. Discussion led by Rev r r Cunningham. March, 'immigration, by Rev E T Mathison. Discuision led by Dr D 11 U April, "Farming tbe Most Desirable Occupation for Voune Men in NewLng- . T UanjC nn IJ1SCI1K- 1 !.... U land," Yphi. Ago," hv Judge H '.I Wheeler Discussion 'led by Dr S E Lawton and rVh" meeting next Monday evening will convene at 0:311 sharp for the elec tVm of olllcers and transaction of other business. The Criterion Club, one of the lead- i.w Amateur tneatricai ihb.". - - Ho-ton, made in Brattlehoro o? the V . a ian church, presenting the and tne wrre n.r fortunate securing irs secono i.ii. Friday evening utiJ'r f the Fremc Circle 9.1 ' K " h.. heen in .-F t ola s thea re attractions it is bTt ro sav thatco more finished per rnee his evVr been feen lure ttian nrgivenYn ,heVtirs, named play. "The Rider" was -ritien by Mrs rhaHes Doremus and the Criterion C, k special permission to portray ?t'Ub She cast Tncludes ool, four char-c ,t- hr rhee characters were in com ter9 h( the;eF'"dav Pver,iog and receiv PH7he v" v best" delineation Tha ed ' ,1.1. role that of Lord Mertoo, principal rn.erot D0 liking a hale well t f, 's(,ssin(? gterlina for 'fty J d bv Walter H characur. w as VJ.a.,e t.haracter I)UK8?A the hands of Mis, Lena M was in the nario mate ura TM hv; raised tne standard of many would have rai eo m d profes-ionaUroupes , 1 n Ai)hur "A Pair ef 3ctL'kIiD ) Hichatdon "Client chance to sketch two . h.racter-.. and their srora left oppoitchract.r . of the ,,,h-ng to -' fn wel, uken how ,h:rarnd vTthenlay more of an f.;maeudrish " atmosphere than it would otherwise bave had. Mrs Mary K Buxtoii of Westmin ster has bnan grunted ml original lM'n sion of Mi per month. Kniory II How ard of Dover an ti lilitioual pension from Hunt's agency. Kov H M Ciothers of Cainliri , Mass, nt oro ti'ie pantor of tne Uni tarian eh u roll hero. snoltB on"Natjro Bud Education" at the annual Sun day actual meeting lit Plymouth lnt week, lie said: "l'ho modnn world dins not helievo in miricles. The study of real tbingi iti wauled. Tne higher things of the soul in as nat ural as things wo see with the eye.' Tie BHOond meeting of the Sun shine Society foi the, winter season, waj held at Mra J li UllHrB on Fri day afternoon last. There was a good attendance. Tho project of giv- inrj sunshine, to snmn noor children uml flowers were sent Hint afternoon to Miss Susan Salisbury to her Sliitli hirthdiiy. There was musio and ro freshinnnts. Tho nevt lueetinir will bw held at Mra V K K Jenne'a thu lust Saturday in November. Charles F Tomes, sou of Mrs A B Hall, is part, owner in to of tbe largo oil wells at Beaumont, Tes. The two wells are s:id to bo the most profitaliB gushers in Spindle Top with a capacity nf 7 barrels a dHy. A new well was struck bv this svndi- cte last wnck, and the oil has al realv been bargained, it is under stood, to the Standard Oil company. Mr Tomes formerly lived inllrnttle boro. and was in tho employ nf the government nn one of the transports to Poiti Kico during the Cuban war. Murv Elizabeth Kane, the 15 year- old daughter of Mr and Mrs John T Kane, died at the home nf her parents nt Vllinf Qfriuit onH.nf mnrnircr lifler 11 decline of two years with consumption. I lie loss ot tne cniiu is piirui-umiav distressing as it is tbe second death (rliii.li lota neeiirroi I io the family within six month and the fourth within four years. The funeral was held at 'J o'clock Tuesday morning from the Roman Catholic church, Kev Father Cunningham olllciating. The hearera were six schoolmates of tbe dead girl: Patrick Hyan. Frank Eckles, John Austin, John Gradv, Henrv Ryan and Dan O'Rilcy. There wi:s a hearing before Judge H II Wheeler in the Brooks House Monday i" the case of O'Brien & Sheehan against the liutland Railroad Company and others regarding the making of tests and the taking of measurements along the fillings of the Rutland Canadian railroad. The deci sion provide that the agents of O'Brien and Sheehan may make proper tests on the fillings in question. Using the date of beginning operations for next Thursday. It also provides that two days' notice shall he given to the Rutland road before any further oper. utions shall he beffun by the orators along the tills in question. Tho following figures of interest : l,.e rlol.if uorl Windham countv have been compiled by tho census bu reau and recently mane punue. --(.i-tioo li.rn nonulition in Windham county 21,2o3: foreign lmrh. 2. ICS ; ne groes, 01; persons ot sl-iiooi Hgo ni WiudliHin county, mo: persons or lim itary HBe, i), persons of voting ago. .77o: nativ-1 bom loiiulati'in of lirit- lehoro village, bill : for'ign norn. '.-". r,ur..,.,j 111- number of la.rsnllS of. schoil ago ill Britrlelmro villngo, IlMo:; persons nf inilitarv hup, 10112; pernios , of voting aue. 1070. The following hg-j nrfs for Windham ciuntv are aiv given: Native wnires, ntrai', i.e.v. illirerate PH. Foreign born, natural- izad. literate. ; illiterate. 0. First i papers filed, literate, 7. Aliens, lit-. erate, -2-20: illiterate, 112. Unknown, literate, 21. I.rlinv n ILirr nf ManohoStOr. N H. and Miss Dnrothv C'ray, d iugliterof Mr and Mrs W II Cray of tins town, were married at 10 o'clock Wednesday nnrn in at the home of the bride's parents at It Canal street in the presence of about 20 relatives and friends. The parlor, where the ceremony took place, was decoroted with palms and fl nvers, and the couple stood unattended while t i hp Gnmyreira- ivev nil ly ifc - . " . tional church performed the service. ri,n hi.i watp a rravelinir suit of brown hroa Icloth and carried a huge bouquet of violets. Mr and Mrs Barr left Wednesday morning for New York and Wa-b-ington where they will spend their honeymoon, and on nmir return they will live in Manchester where Mr Barr is employed as bead postal clerk in the post'ollice. Mr and Mrs A E Barr of Manchester, parents of the groom, were the only guests present from out-of-town. Brattlehoro merchants have just been touch d to the tune nf 100 bv a smooth advertising scheme. This time it was what purported to be a "VeHr Book and Directory," of tho Universslist church. The pam phlet contained 24 psges and a cover, and besides the title pages and some 17 pages of advertisements it c ntained fl pages of matt r giving a list of the church membership, and its officers and teachers, all of which was sup posed to bo of int,iest to the public sufficient to give the namphb't an ad vertise g value, i ne eon.iuu w.ir. ayei bly Urge enough togi a copy to each of ths H i menners nos n,i'.i,-3 r pear in it and an extra copy for each advertiser or a total circul ition of about 2-0 copies. The same money wool I have purenaseii an auvei iise ment of equal size (a full page) in both local papers and givon two niFcr tions or 20,000 circulation. Of course each one was told that it was for the church and fo it was-the look. But not tbe money. W A Peltnr, who will be remem bered in Hrattleboro as proprietor i t the Flat street laundry at one time, had an exciting experience in nosi oi luet week during tbe oampiign wbieh l : , .. ...,i orruint. t.he purir of IS lien K - . - colored tbieves who have articipated in so many Hold-ups laieiy. ri-ii n ratrolman in division 1G and ac cording to the Boston ulobe saw a colored nan acting auspiciously un arrested hiio. This man is said to have made a hard fight on the officer, ho, however, finally succeeded in bandcuffiing him, and was on the ay to patrol box to chII the wagon when another colored man ran up, and thrusting a revolver under the noseof the patrolman, threatened to blow bis heart off if didn't at once r leass tbe prisoner. The story goes on to the effect that Ptlton released his handcuffed prisoner and that be and bis recuer both ran off, tbe patrol man following and rapping for help s be ent The story further says that they were traced to tbe South terminal station and aboard a train, composed largely of sleeping cars, which was about to pull out for ew Vora Tbe train was searched, but the colored aen were cot found and tbey got away. Miss Uriall ontertinneil b number nf her friondn at her rooms on Harris place Wednesday evening. Or Martin L Bruce had hii artii-le in tho Springfield Cnion of i'nestiiv on the Koossvelt-Washingt hi episode. Miss Cm-olir.o Haskell gHve a mas querade party at her home on Grovn street last evening, a lingo number of her friends being prose it. Tho occa sion was exceedingly enjoyable. The second nf tho union gospel serins nf meetings waa held in the Centroville sclioalhniiHO Wednesday evening, Rev Mr Kenoston of the West Brattlehoro Cnngr-gnt ional cliur 'h le I an excellent service lust week, and Kev Air Lowe of the Methodist church led this week. His text was Mat v, 0. There was a good audience present and a number participated readily in tho service, -The musical club of grade teach ers met last evoning with Miss Kinma Gregg, Chopin and his music being considered. Miss Margaret Tucker gave a sketch of bis life, Miss Gregg a resume of his worn and Mrs Mc Lano an interpretation of his music, plaving rive selections. The usual s'eial hour was given t) Hallowe'en festivities. Tne room was darkened and tho High school teachers, Hltired as ghosts, glided in amid woeful waitings and groanings. Aflor they had been recognized, the usual Hal- lowe'ec method of deciding fate woro tested, with pleasing and satisfactory results. The club meets montuiy. Almar Greon, a traveling sales man for the Vneallion Organ compii y of Now York, who for a number of years had his headquarters in Brat tlehoro and tuned pianos and organs hereabouts, was fatally inj ired re cently at Ithaca, N V, by f-dling down a Hight of stairs in the Union Hotel. Ho was about, to leave the Hotel and was at tho hsad of tho stairs when ho turned, lost his balance and fell the whole length of the Hight striking on tho bacn of his head and injuring his spine so seriously that he died in a short ti mo. Mr Green was a native of Sweden csne to this country about lo years ago. Ho had been in the em ploy of tho Vocillion compauy for three years. -'I ho next attraction at Hie Audi torium will be smoothing different from any of the entertainments which j have been here this sea-son. The com- j pauv is known as Keiths vaudeville stars and consists nf a brass band, or chestra and riO specialty artists. The St Albans Messenger says of tne per formance: "A good audience was present to witness the performance and fro'ii the overture to tho close of the final act not one dull movement intervened. The people came with the evimetation of seeing a good show, having been favorably impressed j by the appearance and music of the band when it paraded at noon. Thp specialties given wiro all of a refined character, the coarse libwliry of many vaudeville shows being etinspicdously absent. The entertainment, was of such a character that it was in every wav a desirable place for a man tntake his family for an evenings enjoyment. Notwithstanding reports of a short pntat a crop, a summer visitor in llrattleli'iro and n'student of the B-is-ton Institute of Technology, raised from five bushels of seed tnis year 07 biuhi'ls of fine tubers, allien he sold for an average prion of 00 cents. farrer of this town fr on 10 bushels of seel raised lOo bushels of lis fine potatoes as wero ever seen. Another farmer fnm eight bust-els of the Uncle Sum variety raised loi bushels, and thes-i instances nr.- said t have been no exception in certain sections of Wirilham county, the greatest yield being found on the bills rather than in ttTe valleys. Ths apple crop tne smallest for many yours, though the eider mills are kept busy grinding an inferiorqmUity of apples. Many of the farmers are keepnig in larger herds through tho winter, as a result nf the increased hay crop, good hsy sell ing at, prices varying from S'O to 818. O H Ellis and Charles Henkel. who held mortgages on the fixtures of the Hrattleboro house, have given no ti"e that the personal property in t' o hotel ircluning furniture, utensils, groceries, stocK-in-trado, eU will be sold bv auetion Tues lay to satisfy their claims providing tho moitgage is not paid before that time. T Frank Turner has not been in Brattlehoro since the warrant for his arrest ss issued three weeks ago, and it is prob able that he will fight shy of tho state for some time to come. A fter the sale it is prohable-tnat the hotel will be closed permanently. MrTjrner bad a statement inthe Hrattleboro letter of the Boston Sunday Gluhe in which he said that ha always had tried to keep a respect able place, that he thought Judge Stafford wns vindictive in trie matter of enforcing the liqior law, and that ho thought tho etricV. enforcement of the law would result in a high li cense law in Vermont. The first meeting of the seBson of the Congregational club was belJ in the Brooks House Tuesday evening, about 50 memhers and guests beicg present. An excellent banquet was served at the close of which tho club devote! its attention to the discussion nf the sjbject. "Respect for La." Lawver A K Soli enk gave a paper on "Mob Law" and Judge E L Water tn have piven sn address on Anarchy but as le was unable to be pre-sert C it Dave .port, one of the; guest", spoke briefly in his place. At j the closs of the papers tie subject, ,il,n,.ii bv Judge II II Wlie ler, I Principal H K Whitaker ami Rev H Miles. The club elected these officer's for the coming year: Presi dent, C II Th3'i pson ; vice-prendent, L F Adams; secretary ard treasurer, Fred C Adam; executive committee, II L Emerson. H F Jordan and John L Kuowllon: membership committee, (i M Clav, W T Haigh. A S Thompson, L A Gregg and W A Gilbert. lames K Waite and a supporting I companv presented "Uncle Terry at the Auditorium Tueslsy evenu g be fore a fair-sized HUdience hich . A .o,v stll tileaspd with the per- frmnce. L nole Terry is the title j character of a book written by Charles C taunn of SprirgheM, Mass. and th? play was dramatized from thu book r William Gill. Those of the audience who had read tbe book must nave realized that the pHy "as as good as could be expected from the material out of which it was built, and those who had cot probably had their sus piciors as to what sort of book it was eonsiderng the play aade from it. Mr Waite as "Uncle Terry" was al most tbe whole show. In fact bis part was the only one wbich contained any bright line's. The other character were fairly well drawn with ths excep tion those of John Nasnn, Mrs Nason and Mrs Bascom which were delin eated in a manner far too wooden to be lifelike. BKATTLKIIOItO I' f.Hsl, A L.S. W F Diinlcvy has been hi llutliiiul this week. W II Pulton nf Hiinlwiek was in town lust week. .Mrs r S Pratt was In SpriiiKllul'l, Mass, the tir.-t of the week. MrsC K .lone" is recovering, from a xevere attack of pleurisy. Dr K S Howell win In Spriuglielil, Muss, Wednesday on l.il-ine-s. K K (iohie who bus been seriously ill with a fever is slightly improved. Francis (iooilliue, Jr, of Philadelphia, is visiting his father this week. William Patch Is spending several iluys at his old home in (iroton, Mas. An. ...,.l Mi... I.1!...,! Kni.rht returned from their wedding trip Wednesday. Henry boveinv of Chester has entered the employ of Huul'iain Ill-others. Mr ami Mrs II M Wood spent Mindiiy with relatives in Bellows Falls. r-....i vt ...... tlwi t.ill.n urii.nf tho tlrxt of the week ill (ireentlelil. .Mass. Miss Ada Mu-nn Is the guet nf Mr and Mrs John M Buckley at (ireenlield. tt u.,P,.i. v i :iMtvnlil has t-eliirneil after a visit of several days In Biainlon. Mr uml Mra Arthur V Sinionds returned from their wedding trip Siitunlny. r ...... tir.t..n i, .i ri.tornpil ufter several davs spent at the Pun-American exposition. Lawver John K Hale was in fpiiiigiieiu, Mass, the tirst of thu week on Imsiuess. r... r ..!.. t-l.lt.,..,. .m.l Mew (leo II t'lunn ,, I H.IUI. , ,11,111., , -i i visited in Fast Sullivan, X IL lu"t week. Congressman Kittre.lge lla-kins hus heen ill Washington for a few days this week. Miss Stella I', Tiild of Colihlcskill. X Y, lias heen the gue-t of Mrs I W Pratt this week. F li Woo.leoek ha returned to his home in Versliire after a visit with relatives here. i i-o f i ;tilii, V It. lots .Mrs I- ecu , i usu. io I....... heen visiting her parents in town this week. Mr and Mrs Charles Bra-or of soincrviiie. Mas", are spending a part of their honeymoon in town. i. i tr n M-ivwell ami dun.'hter returned to their home in Somervllle, Mass, .Mi m i lav. i. 1. 1 , l..rt Tnow.Kv forTicon.lerOL'll. X Y, where he liss employment with his rot tier. n r fi...l...O Inf ...tnr.l.,,' fur H tlVC Weeks - It II .'111' II'-" " " '' trii in the interest of the Carpenter Organ :oiniuny. Mrs Catherine MeCurtv nf Mai. ten. Mien, has been visiting her niece, Mrs Mary Morun, this week. W K lliililiurd left Tuesday for trip to Bangor. Me, where he will be the guest of C (i Mavnard. Miss Kll.abeth Ilarwoml of Midilletown. Conn, Is the guest of Mrs 'live M Sargent on (ircen street. Mi-s Fannie Seott who is a teacher 111 the Mv.iie. Conn. Oral school, vi-ilcil her si-ter here Sunday. A W Koel and Frank Perry have made in spection of the Odd Fellows' home in Lud low this week. I WiMurd Col'b has been in Bridgeport, Conn, this week to see about having his loco mobile repaired. , r .-...ir In Uoston. where she will remain until after the marriage of her j son, Hurrv Currier. Fred Davis uml William Coombs attended; the district meeting x the odd Fellows held in Chester Monday. Mr and Mrs A W liockwell have heen the guests of Dr and Mr- II i lMekwcll in 'iran ville. Mass. tliis week. Mrs ;eo II Colbv and son of Victory, thi" state, returned to their home yerlerday after w.,v,.r,,l ,1-ivs soent here. been visiting ,cn davs re- Here is a Cut of The Best Wood Parlor Stove EVER IXTIDE. Hundreds of Satisfied Users Will Say So. UlMMll1i,ilTriiiiiiiiii--- -till i mi in J Prices : 19 in. $11, 22 in. $13.50 ,24 inch, $16 A full line of Wood and Coal Parlor Stoves at prices ranging from $5 to $35. Emerson & Son, Everything for Housekeeping. 2 and 4 Main Mi-ret, Brattlehoro, Vt. SECOND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE STAR COURSE. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii. .''li i. and been Miss Helen llildreth wnn n i' Ati,l M i.s. for the east turned home ve-terday. Mi-s Anna Nellig-itt "f Holvoke. Ma ,i.., i..l, Wn-of Keene. N II. li: yi-'or- ill town 111!- week. Prof and Mrs .1 V. Clark of N.-w Haven. ,.,,,n. .,.,lMig a tew week, Willi 111" .on-in-law. li-v " I! Ml1'"- Krnest llrown. u.-nt forth- American eX pr,;V ,o,1,i,,uvat A,h. i--t. M..-S. -pent M.n , ,v witli hi" ptrent- in mwn- M rs l--.-ed.-ri. k HolbrooU a-l her mother. Mrs X K Cabot, went to New ioik citj Mond'av for u vi-it of si vcral davs. Mrs Samuel lirace. who na- oee, a. , nr,.k-s Hou-e -ince May. returned to hei , home in New Haven. Conn, I iiclav. Citv Fngitieer H M McThto-h of Hurling ton wus in lira.tl-boro Mondav in connection wilh u hearing l'f fere Judge W heeler. lud -e K -1 Tennev nnd Col Stnwell of Ch remont. X II. and Mo,,tpeler respectively were in Hrattleboro Tuesday on business. Mrs c I Whitman went to Fisher's l-and. X V Tne-d-iv to ioin he' hiisbund who will have charge of the Kurgeson farm there. O II Itiilterfield of Ann Arbor. Mich, n former re-ident of Htattleboro. returned to his home Monday lifter several days K-nt in town. , Mrs F V Urooks will' move to Gardner, Mu'.. this week to loin her hu-hand who re cently ha been appointed ticket agent m "'Daniel V. ltenient. who ha- been employed bv the E-tev (Irgan Co for the past V veurs, has been visiting relutives in ltucklund. Muss, this week. Mrs Chin Fuwcett uml son and Mi-s Mur iorieWhitecuuiefroin llrooklyn to Brutt eboro T," .duy. Mrs Fuwcett will remain with her narents'iintil Junuary. Mrs Stephen Huberts n,l F rank l.oberts ..uii..'.1 id Ilor-ice Newton's in Hernurdston. Mass recently, uii'l Mrs C.- o Thomiu, ut M It Nelson's In the same town. Mis Murciu V rrenti-s. formerly house kee er ut the Brooks Houe. i, spending a week 1, (ireenlield. Ma-s. previous o taking up her position us hous.-keeper for Col Fran cis (ioodhue. Mr and Mrs Ocorge M ray lor left Tuesday for S i a ick. Conn, where they will spend Jle" iv H-fnif going to Wu-hington DC, to remain for the winter. Mr laylor Is clerk of tbe Semite linunce eomiiiittoe. lieot-ge t!i-hop. who is in, the IMosevelt hospital in New Vork city i.eu g ir eiuc., nospo.ii hi , , ., , S ow v and TTu! wuik "W u ..-';,.!'.!- continues to improve an oi'c.auou . neccs-ary. Mrs Sevmour Scott started for ber home in I.voiis. N Y.Satur luy evpectieg to drive the entire distulice m me ' ' "-, ; V r, " o . aineto B.ultleboro to take ,.rt in the V-illcv Fair coaeliing parade and her pair of Kentucky thoroughbreds were u lent 11 re. Col II F Tuvlor returned Friday ufter s, Ven-weeks-trip through the West, during which he visif d the Pun-Atiiericuti exposi tion at BnlValo. Chicago. M iniieupoli-. .t loiii" und Springlield. Id. remaining some time at the latter citv which wus his home previous to the civil wur. Mr ami Mrs K K KHi f Chester, Vt. who sold Iheir larin some little lime ago. and have . .i...:.. . ...,,... I uruiinrti' nt niu sold niosi ii un-ii i-r. ........ ... .- .. .... 1...1 ,i...ip h..iisfliohl L'oods on the cars- Tue-duv. nnd will leuie We lnesdny for Unit tleboroi Vt. where thev will spend (heir lust day. wilh their daughter. That town wus iii-'o the home of Mr Kllis some years ago. Mr and Mrs F.lhs have liven on uieir larm on me . .. .1 .1....... ...ilus fr.nn I 'heslnr for Hluii.trorn roao. mm ...... . .. .... ... the past an or more yeurs, and on account of old age .Mr r.iii" .. -e ing ami sell out, he Isring Jst years old. iringtn-ld Kepumtcaii. AUDITORIUM - - - BRATTLE BO RO Thursday Eve. Nov. 7. The Katharine Ridgeway Concert Co. ru-ader. jPitmirt. Baritone. Violinist. katiiaiiink i;ii)(;i:way, maude bah a dis, WILLIAM li. LANK, PAVOL SAN DEBS, "Voted the must populaf coniliinntion of artists amonr the courses of the West last season." Bead testimonials concerning them in the Star Course Prospectus. Tickets now on sale at the Association Booms, at popular prices. Out of town parties should address or ders for tickets to the General Secretary. The Y M C Abashet ball team held its first practice in the association gymnasium Tuesday evening aid the prospects for a winning team this season appear extremely Rood. The tirst gaxe will be played November 26 with ttje St Jerome team of IIoloke. The marriage Harry Ton Cur rier, son of Mr and Mra A 3 furrier of this plai-e. and Miss Harriet Files Curtis will take place WeJiiesday, November fi. in Roxbury, Mass. Mr Currier graduated from the ltrattlehoro High school and was nuploved for a number of years in Uolden's drug store. ( UNDERWEAR y, at y C 50 c a garment. Our South Window Is filled from floor to ceiling with ATHENS ARCTIC AND JERSEY RIBBED UNDERWEAR- Athens Arctic Underwear is a patented garment, made double breasted and double back, with heavy ileece lining and sanitary yoke. There are no buttons down front or back of shirt, the garment opening at top, making it abso lutely proof against cold. Our Jersey Bibbed Underwear is a handsome shade of blue, beautifully trimmed and elegantly finished. It is per fect fitting and is Ileece finished thus being non-irritating. E. J. FEIMTON CO., CI.OTIllKKS HATTElt OUTFITTERS Advertisements in The Reformer pay better than in any other paper in Southern Vermont.